Tag Archives: Soliga

Tip | Educational resources and information on indigenous customs: Wiki Resource for Indian Biodiversity

Nelumbo nucifera (Sacred Lotus) – the National Flower of India. Find out more national and state symbols of India here >> We strongly believe that knowledge is the first step towards any kind of change. Thus, we created this Biodiversity Of India website. The BOI website, … Continue reading

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Indigenous food, culture and identity of the Western Ghats: “Practitioners Conclave” at Mahabaleshwar – Maharashtra

The Western Ghats of India, which have been recently accorded the status of World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is one of the recognized  global biodiversity hotspots. This heritage site continues to capture the imagination of the world with its endemic … Continue reading

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“You take us to be poor, but we’re not”: Proud Not Primitive, a campaign on communities that can take care of themselves – notprimitive.in

The Jarawa of the Andaman Islands enjoy a time of opulence. Their forests gives them more than they need.- ANVITA ABBI, PROFESSOR OF LINGUISTICS, JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY The Dongria Kondh grow over 100 crops and harvest almost 200 different wild foods, which provide them … Continue reading

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Schools were a distant dream – Tamil Nadu Nomads Federation

The Hindu,  MADURAI, September 20, 2010  It was nothing short of making the impossible possible. The bringing together of various groups of nomadic tribes like the Nari Koravars, Paliyars, Kaatu Naickers, Sholigars, astrologers, palmists, whip dancers, leather puppet showmen circus performers … Continue reading

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Unique lifestyle and culture of Soligas in the forest area near Chamarajanagar – Karnataka

Deccan Herald, Chamarajanagar, Mar 21, 2012 MP R Dhruvanarayan stressed the Centre that soligas living in the forest area coming under Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency limits should be included in the list of adivasi tribe and provide all the benefits … Continue reading

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